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Introduction

In this repair guide we will guide you through the steps necessary to remove and replace the battery found within the NikePlus Sportband.

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  • To begin the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband, first remove the device from the rubber wristband.

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  • Finish the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband by utilizing the metal spudger tool on the short edge to pry the external body pieces apart.

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  • After the cover had been removed, use the metal spudger tool to remove the body of the device from the casing.

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Image 1/3: The screen casing is fastened to the body  of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing. Image 2/3: The screen casing is fastened to the body  of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing. Image 3/3: The screen casing is fastened to the body  of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing.
  • Use the metal tweezers to pry the screen casing from the body of the device.

  • The screen casing is fastened to the body of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing.

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Image 1/2: The display ribbon cable is soldered to the motherboard. We were able to peel up the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers. Image 2/2: Successfully resoldering this ribbon cable to the motherboard may prove difficult to the very small traces.
  • Flip the body of the device over so that the screen is now on the bottom.

  • The display ribbon cable is soldered to the motherboard. We were able to peel up the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.

    • Successfully resoldering this ribbon cable to the motherboard may prove difficult to the very small traces.

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Image 1/3: Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device. Image 2/3: Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device. Image 3/3: Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device.
  • Flip the body of the device back over so that the screen is facing up.

  • Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device.

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  • Using a screwdriver with a #000 Philips head bit, remove the four #000 size screws from the motherboard.

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  • After removing the four screws, use a pair of tweezers to lift the motherboard off of the body of the device.

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  • Slowly lift the motherboard off of the mounting body of the band with a pair of tweezers.

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Image 1/1: The red and black battery wires may need to be desoldered from the board. Check out the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|How To Solder and Desolder Connections] guide for some helpful tips on this.
  • Gently lay the motherboard upside down exposing the underside of the motherboard.

  • The red and black battery wires may need to be desoldered from the board. Check out the How To Solder and Desolder Connections guide for some helpful tips on this.

  • Using the flat edge of a spudger separate the battery from the body of the band.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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